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Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/08/19


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Pope Francis is likely to visit Thailand in November, according to Vatican sources.

An Indian bishop has criticised a judge who said students risked abuse and forced conversion at Christian schools.

The Pope has accepted the resignation of Tanzanian Cardinal Polycarp Pengo.

A hospital boat named Pope Francis has set sail on the Amazon River.

Tang Zhe says Chinese officials are “intensifying efforts” to force Catholics to join the state-approved Church.

John Allen assesses rumours of a papal “coup” in Italian politics.

And Cassandra Nelson reveals what she most admires about the late novelist Toni Morrison.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.